IMPORTANT: You must join or renew your 2017 ASAI membership before entering the competition. You'll be asked to enter the order number of your purchase when submitting. Also, the competition website will prompt you to create a new login. This is NOT your ASAI website login. JOIN OR RENEW HEREDEADLINE: Friday, February 03, 2017The American Society of Architectural Illustrators' annual international competition and exhibition further the Society's objectives by selecting its members'
extraordinary work and presenting it in major venues worldwide over the
course of a year. Selected artwork is also reproduced in a companion
catalog that is sold through bookstores and the ASAI website.The professional competition is open only to ASAI
individual and corporate members in good standing and newly subscribed
members (with entries). See a full description of the competition and
entry requirements here.
STUDENT ENTRIESDEADLINE: Friday, March 10, 2017In
2009, the American Society of Architectural Illustrators introduced a
student member category to "Architecture in Perspective." The category
is open to members who are primarily students, not those who already
have established a professional career in this field (design and
illustration) and are undertaking only part-time
study. Student members are invited to enter a maximum of 5 images which
can include formal presentation renderings, informal sketches, study
projects, drawings, paintings and computer imagery. Entries will be
judged by a separately convened jury, which will include senior ASAI
members. The Student Award of Excellence winner will receive a
Certificate of Excellence, $1,000 (USD) Cash Prize, 2018 membership, and the winning image will be included in the AIP
exhibition which travels the United States and international venues.
The jury, at their discretion, may also award Student Awards of Merit
accompanied by a Certificate of Merit. All winning images will be
published in the AIP catalog and on the ASAI website.The student competition is open only to ASAI
student members in good standing and newly subscribed members (with
entries). See a full description of the competition and entry
Architecture in Perspective (AIP) is the annual international
competition and exhibition of the American Society of Architectural
Illustrators (ASAI).* AIP furthers the Society’s objectives by selecting
its members’ most outstanding work and presenting it in major venues
worldwide over the course of the year. Selected artwork also appears in
the AIP catalog and on the website at www.asai.org.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER?
AIP 32 is a 2017 competition. The competition is open to current 2017
ASAI members. Any existing, lapsed and new members may pay their annual
membership fees when they submit their entries. Jurors and other
participants in the adjudication process may not submit work for the
WHAT CAN BE ENTERED?
The competition consists of three sections:
- Rendering Section – The original ASAI
competition that is now in its 31st year. Illustrations must depict
subjects that do not wholly exist at the time of illustration.
Individual members may submit a maximum of 10 entries, total, in the
Rendering and Observational Sections.
Renderings may be entered in either of two categories:
Formal Category -formal presentation renderings, drawings, paintings and digital imagery.
Informal Category -sketches, drawings, paintings and digital imagery.
- Observational Illustration Section –
Observational illustrations consist of field sketches, plein air
drawings, depictions of architectural details, entire buildings and
topographical illustration – subjects that exist entirely at the time of
- Student Illustration Section – This level is for students and includes a website listing and the benefits detailed previously. Student members are eligible to enter the Architecture in Perspective competition Student Illustration Section only. To qualify as a student, you must be enrolled in school or have recently completed study in the current calender year. Student ID card may be requested. Student members
may submit a maximum of 5 entries.
WHAT ARE THE TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS?
Illustrations must be submitted in digital form only, as highest quality
RGB-mode .JPG, .jpeg, .PNG or .TIFF files. The file size should be no
larger than 4MB. There are no width or height restrictions.
(NOTE: a larger image should be retained for publication purposes)
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Entry Fees: For the Rendering and Observational Sections, the entry fee
is US$65 for the first submitted image, and US$30 per image thereafter,
with a maximum of 10 images.
For the Student Section, the entry fee will be US$10 for the first
image and US$5 per image thereafter, with a maximum of 5 images.
Non-ASAI members may join at the time of submission.
Non-ASAI members may join at the time of submission. For more information and payment refer to contact information below. JOIN NOW (You will be redirected to the ASAI main website.)
The Jury will select the finest work, representing a cross-section of
architectural illustrations, encompassing a range of media,
architectural subject matter and rendering styles, including
perspectives and orthographic views. Artwork may be in any 2D medium –
hand-done or digital. Images may be client-commissioned,
self-commissioned, competition entries or entirely imaginary (to be
indicated on the entry form). Approximately 70 entries will be selected
for exhibition and inclusion in the catalog, with no more than one
selection per artist or three artists per corporate entry in each
Student entries are judged separately from the Professional Rendering and Observational categories by a jury that includes senior ASAI members.
DEADLINE AND NOTIFICATION
Entries will be received digitally at ASAI Headquarters in Hebron, Maine: firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Competition Entries: Rendering and Observational – Friday, February 3, 2017 – 12am EST.
Student Entries – Friday, March 10, 2017 – 12am EST.
The recipients will be notified in the spring of 2017 and awards and monetary prizes will be
presented officially at ASAI’s annual conference and awards ceremony
October 19-October 21, 2017 in Houston, TX USA.
Director of Visualization | Gensler, Houston
Scott DeWoody has always had an
affinity for art and technology. After seeing the animation being done through
computers, he knew he could combine the two. In 2007 he graduated from The Art
Institute of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in media arts and animation.
There, he focused on lighting and rendering techniques using 3ds Max software.
Image quality and workflow are the top priorities in his work. He is constantly
studying color theory, composition, and new ways to produce the best possible
results. He has worked at Gensler for the past 8 years as a visualization
artist and manager. He has worked for numerous clients, including NVIDIA
Corporation, ExxonMobil, Shell Oil Company, BP, City Center Las Vegas, and so
much more. Currently he is exploring the new possibilities of architecture in
the interactive space with gaming platforms, augmented reality, and virtual
Principal | WDG Architecture
Hunter is a principal of WDG Architecture and has led many of WDG’s
Multifamily, Urban Master Planning, and Commercial projects in Dallas. Mr.
Hunter brings more than 20 years of experience in design, project management
and practice management to the firm. Under his leadership WDG’s mission is to
create buildings that reflect each client’s unique identity and aspirations.
WDG’s culture fosters and demands both aesthetic excellence, as well as new
standards in technical innovation and building efficiency including the
application of advanced materials, high-performance systems and sustainable
Senior Project Designer | PBK
As a Senior Project Designer at PBK, Jorge guides projects through
architectural programming, design conception and design development. He is
involved in every phase of design of a project coordinating and incorporating
design intent into construction documentation. Jorge brings a practical,
client-focused perspective to architectural challenges that support client
expectations. Jorge’s present work spans across Texas and state lines,
establishing a diverse portfolio of corporate, educational and athletic
facilities. His educational projects have achieved numerous awards along with
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